mandate

  • 1 mandate — man·date 1 / man ˌdāt/ n [Latin mandatum, from neuter of mandatus, past participle of mandare to entrust, enjoin, probably irregularly from manus hand + dere to put] 1 a: a formal communication from a reviewing court notifying the court below of… …

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  • 2 Mandate — can refer to: Mandate (international law), an obligation handed down by an inter governmental body Mandate (criminal law), an official or authoritative command; an order or injunction Mandate (politics), the power granted by an electorate… …

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  • 3 Mandate — Beschreibung Schwules Magazin Verlag Mavety Media Group Erstausgabe April 1975 …

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  • 4 mandate — n 1 dictate, *command, order, injunction, bidding, behest Analogous words: charging or charge, direction, instruction (see corresponding verbs at COMMAND): sanctioning or sanction, endorsement, approval (see corresponding verbs at APPROVE) 2… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 mandate — [man′dāt΄] n. [L mandatum, neut. pp. of mandare, lit., to put into one s hand, command, entrust < manus, a hand + pp. of dare, to give: see MANUAL & DATE1] 1. an authoritative order or command, esp. a written one 2. Historical a) a commission… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Mandate — Man date, n. [L. mandatum, fr. mandare to commit to one s charge, order, orig., to put into one s hand; manus hand + dare to give: cf. F. mandat. See {Manual}, {Date} a time, and cf. {Commend}, {Maundy Thursday}.] 1. An official or authoritative… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Mandate — Mandāte, franz. Papiergeld, s. Assignaten …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 mandaté — mandaté, ée (man da té, tée) adj. Terme de finances. Porté sur un mandat. Somme mandatée …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 mandate — [n] authority, order authorization, behest, bidding, blank check*, carte blanche*, charge, command, commission, decree, dictate, directive, edict, fiat, go ahead*, green light*, imperative, injunction, instruction, okay*, precept, sanction,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 mandate — ► NOUN 1) an official order or authorization. 2) the authority to carry out a policy, regarded as given by the electorate to a party or candidate that wins an election. 3) historical a commission from the League of Nations to a member state to… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 mandate — The formal appointment to advise on or arrange a project financing. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. mandate man‧date 1 [ˈmændeɪt] noun [countable] 1. LAW the right and the power to do something that is given to a government or elected… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 mandate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ popular ▪ clear, strong ▪ broad ▪ new ▪ legal …

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  • 13 mandate — I n. order 1) to carry out a mandate 2) a clear mandate 3) a mandate to + inf. (we had a mandate to eliminate illiteracy) 4) under a mandate (to do smt.) assignment to administer an area 5) a mandate over 6) under (a) mandate II v. (formal) (L;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 mandate — 01. The government has won an impressive [mandate] with over 63% percent of the vote. 02. The membership has given the union the [mandate] to strike. 03. It is not the [mandate] of this university to teach English as a Second Language to… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 mandate — I UK [ˈmændeɪt] / US [ˈmænˌdeɪt] noun Word forms mandate : singular mandate plural mandates * 1) a) [countable] the authority of an elected government or official to do the things that they promised to do before an election mandate for: The… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 mandate — man|date1 [ˈmændeıt] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: mandatum, from mandare to give into someone s hand, command , from manus hand + dare to give ] 1.) if a government or official has a mandate to make important decisions, they have the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 mandate — man|date1 [ mæn,deıt ] noun * 1. ) count the authority of an elected government or official to do the things they promised to do before an election: mandate for: Congress claimed to have a mandate for their new legislation. mandate from: We will… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 mandate — [[t]mæ̱ndeɪt[/t]] mandates, mandating, mandated 1) N COUNT: oft N for n, N to inf If a government or other elected body has a mandate to carry out a particular policy or task, they have the authority to carry it out as a result of winning an… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 mandate — /man dayt/, n., v., mandated, mandating. n. 1. a command or authorization to act in a particular way on a public issue given by the electorate to its representative: The president had a clear mandate to end the war. 2. a command from a superior… …

    Universalium

  • 20 mandate — 1 noun 1 (C) the right and power to carry out certain policies, which is given to a government or elected official by the people who voted for them: mandate to do sth: The President was elected with a clear mandate to tackle violent crime. | seek …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English